Nudus Lipstick Swatches – Amalia, Dreamtime & Ruby Rose

If you happen to follow me on Instagram you might have seen a while ago that a company posted my image without my consent or acknowledging me. I was so fortunate that they responded when I contacted them. I’m really grateful that they understood my perspective as a blogger. We take the time to photograph,…

Nudus Lipstick Review & Swatches

Nudus are an Australian company with a range of high-end lipsticks. Their colour pigments are based on Ayurveda, which is an ancient Indian healing system. I was so lucky to have been sent some more shades, which you can check out here: Nudus Lipstick Swatches – Amalia, Dreamtime & Ruby Rose The website states these…

September Favourites

September Favourites – Featuring Gressa, Adorn Cosmetics, Noyah and RMS Beauty

My List of Cruelty Free & Natural Makeup

I know the struggle of finding the perfect makeup, especially for those interested in what ingredients are going onto their skin. These brands, while mostly organic and natural cannot be considered strictly vegan, as they do use beeswax. I still use beeswax and honey for skincare, because it is extremely effective for my sensitive skin….

Carmine is More Than Just a Bug …

Specifically, it’s an insect called the cochineal and it is harvested, crushed to a powder, which is treated with an ammonia or sodium carbonate solution, filtered and then treated again to create the deep, vibrant red. In fact it’s not just red. Depending on the processing pink, red, purple or orange can also be achieved. It takes about…